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Cold Calling

Informal; the practice of a broker making an unsolicited telephone call to a completely unknown person in an attempt to convince the person to become a client of that broker or brokerage. This practice is controversial and some jurisdictions have enacted laws limiting its legitimate use. It is also called dialing and smiling. See also: order period.

cold call

A broker's telephone call to a heretofore unknown person during which the broker tries to enlist that person as a customer.

cold call

To make unsolicited contact with persons for the purpose of making a sale.In real estate, new agents will often cold call entire neighborhoods in an attempt to obtain listings.

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